Human powered transport

This report, prepared by PIARC Technical Committee 2.3 « Urban Areas and Integrated Urban Transport » deals with the topic of human powered transport, which is often ignored or lacks appropriate recognition as a viable mode of transport. However, it is a very important mode of transport from the point of view of its significance and sustainability.

The report focuses mainly on walking and cycling. A statistical analysis on these unmotorized modes of transport is presented, based on the results of a survey carried out with 21 European and Asian cities. Information is also provided on the infrastructure design for these two modes of transport in the cities considered.

  • Date : 2008
  • Author(s) : Comité technique 2.3 Ville et transport urbain intégré / Technical Committee 2.3 Urban Areas and Integrated Urban Transport
  • Domain(s) : Urban Mobility
  • PIARC Ref. : 2008R10EN
  • ISBN : 2-84060-210-5
  • Number of pages : 61

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